Prodigy, from the legendary hip-hop group Mobb Deep, launches Akashic’s new Infamous Books imprint with a story of loyalty, vengeance, and greed.
Featured: Black Interest
The free Caribbean Debuts Digit features excerpts from four great debut works of fiction in our catalog: Drifting by Katia D. Ulysse, The Night of the Rambler by Montague Kobbé, The Roving Tree by Elsie Augustave (Haiti), and John Crow’s Devil by Marlon James.
Elizabeth Nunez’s reissued fourth novel is a haunting, mesmerizing exploration into the often destructive price of passion.
Michael Zadoorian presents Beautiful Music at the Shelby Township Library.
Laurie Loewenstein presents Death of a Rainmaker on a historical fiction panel at the Ohioana Book Festival, full details TBA; free and open to the public.
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Congratulations to Kwame Dawes, author of the forthcoming novel Bivouac!
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- “Single Parent’s Guide to Practically Parenting” by Ren Walt
- “The Woman and the Monster” by Stephanie Katz
In the immediate wake of the breaking news about the widespread college admissions scandal, aka Operation Varsity Blues, Akashic Books/Black Sheep author C.J. Farley appeared on New York’s local Fox 5 News to discuss the parallels between Operation Varsity Blues and Farley’s new young adult novel Around Harvard Square. Reporter Mike Sacks noted: “In his […]
- TIGERBELLE featured for Black History Month
- Bernice L. McFadden is Go On Girl! Book Club’s 2018 Author of the Year
- Bobby Sullivan’s Introduction to Revolutionary Threads
- DEATH OF A RAINMAKER is a Best Book of 2018!